Monthly Archives: August 2018

Anambra Govt’s Reward to Technovation Girls, Step in Right Direction

The Anambra State Government last Monday lived up to her promise of celebrating the six students of Regina Pacis Model School, Onitsha who won the World Technovation Challenge Competition recently held in San Fransisco, USA. At an elaborate ceremony at the Governor’s Lodge, Amawbia, the state governor, Chief Willie Obinao, gave each of the girls a cash reward of N1 ...

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God Will Provide

By Fr. Pat Chukwuma Amobi Abraham was a faithful worshiper of the Almighty God. God commanded him to leave his country home to another place. Abraham obeyed without reserve. Unfortunately, Abraham and his wife Sarah were childless and they were advanced in age. At that time Sarah has entered her menopause, yet God promised them that their children would be ...

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Campus Marriage Syndrome; A Threat To Academic Success

By Obunike Charles C. It is obvious that higher institutions (Monotechnics, Colleges of Education, Polytechnics, Universities etc), are a places where academic qualifications are acquired majorly by attending lectures, writing and submitting assignments and passing examinations of all kinds. It is also relevant to note that for any person who can proudly defend his or her acclaimed academic qualification(s) on ...

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Restriction of Movement During Environmental Sanitation Amounts to Violation of the Fundamental Right to Freedom of Movement

By Gozie Francis Moneke, Esq. Executive Director, HREP Over many years it became a common and accepted practice in different states in Nigeria including Anambra State that during monthly environmental States, which usually holds on the last Saturday of every month, people, are mandates not to move about or go about their normal businesses between the hours of 7am and ...

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Obiano Awards Varsity Scholarship, Cash Rewards to Technovation Challenge Winners

By Ikeugonna Eleke Anambra State governor, Chief Willie Obiano, has awarded scholarship to six Anambra girls who recently bagged gold in a Technovation Competition in Silicon Valley, San Francisco, USA. Obiano who gave out N1million to each of the six girls, announced that the state would train them in the university to first degree level. The governor made the announcement ...

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Under Obiano, Anambra Attains Maturity at 27

By Peter Nwasike With the discovery of the month of River Niger, where it entered into Atlantic Ocean, by John and Richard Lander (Lander Brothers) in 1830, European merchants started to open Inland Trading with the Africans along the River Niger. Formerly, they concentrated along the Atlantic Coast from Badagry-Lagos-Bonny-Calabar. A Liverpool merchant, Macgregor Laird, started the inland trading in ...

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Newly Inaugurated Support Group Vows to Return Umeh in 2019

By Chioma Ndife The newly inaugurated Senator Victor Support Group of Abatete Ward has vowed to see that the member representing Anambra Central Senatorial District in the senate, Senator Victor Umeh, returns to the Red Chamber come 2019. The twenty-two member coordinators of Senator Victor Umeh Support Group, Abatete Ward, who were inaugurated on Saturday, August 18, at residence of ...

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APGA to Field Northern Presidential Candidate, Igbo Running Mate

By Ikeugonna Eleke Ahead of the 2019 general elections, the Board of Trustees (BoT) of the All Progressives Grand Alliance, APGA, has said it will field a presidential candidate for the 2019 general elections. The party, rising from a critical deliberation in Awka, announced the resolve, saying the party had zoned the presidential candidacy to the north, while the vice ...

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Bishop Ezeokafor Welcomes New Yam

…Welcomes 2018/2019 Episcopal Household Seminarians By Abuchi Onwumelu Awka Diocesan Priests, Religious, 2017/2018 out-going and 2018/2019 in-coming Episcopal Household recently filed out at St. Patrick’s Catholic Cathedral’s refectory to witness the celebration of Bishop Paulinus Ezeokafor’s Annual Iwaji Ceremony. The visibly happy priests were seen in their numbers adorning different traditional attires, reports Abuchi Onwumelu. Speaking immediately after cutting the ...

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Suddenly What Happened in 1966 is Happening Again

By Jude Atupulazi When the military struck for the first time in Nigeria in January 1966, they gave their reason for intervening as the unacceptable situation in the country as at the time. Chief among those problems were large scale corruption by the politicians of the day, chaotic politicking and violence. That military intervention marked the beginning of that phenomenon ...

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